Bairs Foundation had a booth space for the first time at the American Association for Justice 2021 Annual Convention in Las Vegas, NV. It was my first time as Executive Director of Bairs Foundation attending an AAJ convention, and the experience was something that, well … happened in Vegas but didn’t stay in Vegas! We
The Bairs Foundation is delighted to announce that Nick Mansour has joined the team as a law clerk. A lifelong Western New York resident, Nick earned his undergrad degree from Niagara University and his J.D. from University at Buffalo School of Law. Besides being one of New York State’s newest law graduates, Nick is
Join us in welcoming Brooke as the new Executive Director of Bairs Foundation. She started with the foundation in August of 2020 and oversees all operations, fundraising initiatives, partnerships, and finances for the organization. Brooke has a diverse background with 15 years of experience in nonprofit work and marketing and communications roles. She started
The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) recently named Executive Director Rachel Mathews among the 2020 class of Rising Champions of Justice! The VLP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that provides free civil legal services to low income individuals and small nonprofits in Western New York. Established in 1983 as a project of
The Bairs Foundation Ambassador Program brings together a network of trial lawyers and civil justice stakeholders who have an appreciation for the work the Foundation does, and who want to contribute to its continued success.
The Foundation for Improvement of Justice has named John Bair among its recipients of the 2019 Paul H. Chapman Award. The foundation is honoring John for his efforts to assist plaintiffs with financial support while they go through litigation, and for his creation of the Bairs Foundation to reform the non-recourse lending industry.